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Alerts

Colleges Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2016

Colleges Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2016

on May 9, 2016 in Alerts

The National Association of College Admissions Counseling recently posted the updated list of colleges still accepting applications for the Fall of 2016.

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Standardized Tests

New SAT Score Converter Just Posted

New SAT Score Converter Just Posted

on May 9, 2016 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines

As scores from the March 2016 SAT start coming in, the College Board just announced an online converter that will allow students to compare scores from the old SAT (pre-March 2016) to the new SAT. Included on page 15 of this document is a conversion table for the ACT and the new SAT.

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Events

Jesuit College Fair Coming Soon

Jesuit College Fair Coming Soon

on May 9, 2016 in Events & Workshops

Plan to attend the Jesuit Excellence Tour College Fair on May 19th if you are considering applying to any of the 28 colleges and universities across the US.

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Applications

The Common Application Announces New Members

The Common Application Announces New Members

on April 29, 2016 in Application Process

The Common Application has announced the new members for the upcoming admissions season, including some large public universities and international options.

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Heading to college

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

on November 30, 2015 in Heading to College

Created by a University of Washington professor, and offered free online through Coursera, this short course helps students and parents prepare successfully for the transition to college. Included are strategies for success and things to think about early in your college career. You can read more here.

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Paying for college

Financial Aid Changes Ahead

Financial Aid Changes Ahead

on April 29, 2016 in Paying for College

Here is a helpful summary prepared by the Dept. of Education, summarizing the upcoming changes to the financial aid system in 2017-2018.    

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Admissions

The New Coalition Application

The New Coalition Application

on April 29, 2016 in Admissions Process

A new admissions season brings along with it changes to the FAFSA, a new SAT and a new application being used by over 90 colleges, The Coalition Application. The Coalition has posted good demos of the application which is still in the development stage. The new application will be used exclusively by the University of […]

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Career Tips

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

on April 29, 2016 in Career Advice, Internships & Activities

I am very excited about this terrific new app, WayUp, a great way for students to connect with jobs and internships!

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